Tanzania

Tanzania: Heart & Soul of Africa

IMPORTANT: Please be advised that United Airlines is now requiring that travelers who are 15 years old or younger travel as Unaccompanied Minors. You can read more about their specific policies here. 

14 & 21-Day Flight Requirements:

  • Fly into and out of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (Kilimanjaro International Airport, airport code: JRO)
  • Arrive between 12:00 (12pm-noon) to 22:00 (10pm) on the day your program starts
    • Please note that you will commonly depart 1 day prior to arrive on your program start date.
  • Depart between 12:00 (12pm-noon) to 0:00 (12am-midnight) on the day your program ends
  • There is an airport tax of $40 USD upon arrival
Suggested Route:

The suggested route - usually the most direct, least number of stops, and always leaving from a US gateway airport. Often times, multiple students from the same program will be on this flight, simply because it is a popular route to take. We cannot guarantee that other students will be on this flight, but very often, there are. You do not have to take the suggested route, it is just one option. You may take any flight you wish that falls within the flight parameters above.

NOTE: Contact STA Travel to confirm the most updated route information, 877-211-4351
14-Day Program

Suggested Route - Getting there:
  • KLM Airlines
  • New York (JFK) to Amsterdam (AMS)
  • Amsterdam (AMS) to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (JRO)
Suggested Route - Coming home: 
  • KLM Airlines
  • Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (JRO) to Amsterdam (AMS)
    • Stops in Dar Es Salaam (DAR) for 1.5 hours
  • Amsterdam (AMS) to New York (JFK)
21-Day Program

Suggested Route - Getting there:
    • KLM Airlines
    • New York (JFK) to Amsterdam (AMS)
    • Amsterdam (AMS) to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (JRO)
Suggested Route - Coming home: 
    • KLM Airlines
    • Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (JRO) to Amsterdam (AMS)
      • Stops in Dar Es Salaam (DAR) for 1.5 hours
    • Amsterdam (AMS) to New York (JFK)